Landry Knocked Out, Cuban Crying, T-Mac Back: Latest in Rockets Land

December 19th, 2009 by Vikram Dimba Leave a reply »
Dirk and Landry, What Happened?

When Dirk Nowitzki drove into the lane and collided with Landry mid-air, the collision seemed rather minor.

Then Dirk would bend to the floor, and blood would begin to pour.

Landry seemed fine, but called to the bench, with apparent bleeding coming from his mouth, as well.

The initial reaction would be that Dirk knocked out Landry's teeth and bit Dirk in the process, which created the bleeding.

That's the story in a nutshell, but it goes beyond that.

In fact, it was found that chips of Landry's teeth—two of the five total knocked out—were dislodged in Dirk's elbow.

That play seemed to be a foreshadowing of things to come.

Jason Kidd's hard screen on Anderson, which sparked a mini-scuffle, Josh Howard's technical foul, and the eventual ejection of both Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle and center Erick Dampier late in overtime.


Nothing New, Cuban Crying Over Refs

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